FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257102
Date first listed:
24-Sep-1971
Statutory Address:
FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, BUTT LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, BUTT LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Essex
District:
Maldon (District Authority)
Parish:
Maldon
National Grid Reference:
TL 85345 07031

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/01/2016

TL8507SW 574-1/7/9

MALDON, BUTT LANE (East side), Friends' Meeting House

24/09/71

II

Friends' meeting house. 1821. Red brick in Flemish bond with hipped slate roof. Rectangular plan of 4 bays with 2-bay front to road. EXTERIOR: Tall single-storey. Roof has projecting eaves. Pedimented porch with double-leaf doors in moulded architrave. Blind round-headed recesses to return walls with stone sills and finely gauged brick heads. Porch flanked by a pair of similar recesses and surmounted by oculus. Flank walls have tall 16-pane sashes with radial glazing to round heads. Low addition and various C20 inserted windows to north wall. INTERIOR: 2 principal rooms. Half-glazed double doors to outer room; vertically-panelled dado with wall bench to south; doorways to north giving access to added kitchen. Central timber partition wall containing double-leaf half-glazed doors with margin glazing. Meeting room has similar dado, which ramps up behind the elders' benches on the end wall; 2 tiers of high-backed benches with shaped seats on brackets, and further bench against wall; steps to upper tier with ramped handrail, stick balusters and column newels; wall benches to north and south and probably contemporary unfixed benches. The suspended ceilings in the two main rooms were added in the 1960s.



Listing NGR: TL8534507031

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
464227
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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